About This Artwork


Model of a River Boat, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11-12 (about 2046–1794 B.C.)

Wood, pigment
63.5 x 114.3 x 17.1 cm (25 x 45 x 6 3/4 in.)

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, Robert H. Fleming, and Norman W. Harris, 1894.241

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Ancient Art Galleries, Gallery 154A, April 20, 1994 - February 6, 2012.

The Art Institute of Chicago, When the Greeks Ruled: Egypt After Alexander the Great, October 31, 2013 - July 27, 2014.

Publication History

Allen, Thomas George. A Handbook of the Egyptian Collection. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1923, p. 49 (ill.), 50.

"CLEOPATRA; THE ANCIENT WORLD," Computer program, 1997, The Art Institute of Chicago.

Alexander, Karen B. 2012. "From Plaster to Stone: Ancient Art at the Art Institute of Chicago." in Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago, by Karen Manchester, p.24, fig.8. Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press.

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